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Not the rocket man, HFX Wanderers midfielder Elton John is the soccer man

Not the rocket man, HFX Wanderers midfielder Elton John is the soccer man

HFX Wanderers FC boasts the biggest name in the Canadian Premier League even if the fame has to be shared. Midfielder Elton John is used to the attention his name brings. "I get that a lot," he said. "I got that a lot as a kid growing up.
'What happened to Felipe?' Film helps Lopez tell his story

'What happened to Felipe?' Film helps Lopez tell his story

NEW YORK — Felipe Lopez somehow forgot what all the attention was like. That would have been impossible to imagine 25 years ago, back when he practically owned magazine covers and newspaper headlines.
Bottcher downs Koe in Champions Cup final for third straight Grand Slam victory

Bottcher downs Koe in Champions Cup final for third straight Grand Slam victory

SASKATOON — Silvana Tirinzoni made some changes that paid off when it mattered most. The Swiss team of Tirinzoni, Alina Paetz, who throws fourth, second Esther Neuenschwander and lead Melanie Barbezat defeated Kerri Einarson of Gimli, Man.
Simpsons take shot at Ottawa Senators in Canadian-themed episode

Simpsons take shot at Ottawa Senators in Canadian-themed episode

The Ottawa Senators were unable to avoid being the punchline of a joke on Sunday's Canadian-themed episode of The Simpsons.
Avalanche beat Sharks 4-3 to even series at game apiece

Avalanche beat Sharks 4-3 to even series at game apiece

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Tyson Barrie scored the tiebreaking goal and assisted on two others, sending the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday that tied the second-round series at a game apiece.
Pacific FC defeats Halifax 1-0 at Westhills Stadium in Langford, B.C.

Pacific FC defeats Halifax 1-0 at Westhills Stadium in Langford, B.C.

LANGFORD, B.C. — Professional soccer in Canada entered a new era this weekend with the opening games of the Canadian Premier League, a historic moment that wasn't lost on the fans, coaches and players.

Scores and Schedule

Sunday's Games NHL Playoffs Second Round Carolina 2 New York Islanders 1 (Hurricanes lead series 2-0) Colorado 4 San Jose 3 (Series tied 1-1) --- AHL Playoffs First Round (Best-of-five) Chicago 4 Grand Rapids 2 (Wolves win series 3-2) --- NBA Playoff

Sunday's Games

Sunday's Games NHL Playoffs Second Round Carolina 2 New York Islanders 1 (Hurricanes lead series 2-0) Colorado 4 San Jose 3 (Series tied 1-1) --- AHL Playoffs First Round (Best-of-five) Chicago 4 Grand Rapids 2 (Wolves win series 3-2) --- NBA Playoff

Abel, Imbeau-Dulac win bronze at FINA Diving World Series; Canada's third medal

MONTREAL — Jennifer Abel and Francois Imbeau-Dulac got Canada back on the podium in the final event of the Fina Diving World Series on Sunday. Montreal's Abel and Imbeau-Dulac of Terrebonne, Que.
Hurricanes rally past Islanders to take 2-0 series lead

Hurricanes rally past Islanders to take 2-0 series lead

NEW YORK — Outplayed for much of the first two periods while losing players to injuries, the Carolina Hurricanes scored two quick goals early in the third period and held on for another big road victory.